Essays about: "women empowerment in India"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words women empowerment in India.

  1. 1. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  2. 2. From mud to shampoo : conversions and empowerment among Santali women in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Gerges; [2018]
    Keywords : empowerment of women; personal empowerment; Santals; Santali women; religion; Christianity; conversion; India;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study personal empowerment processes and theinfluence religion have in such processes. The theory of Naila Kabeer,Srilatha Baltiwala and Sara Mosedale has mainly been used as thetheoretical framework in this thesis. In order to study the influence ofreligion i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I expected a male reporter" : a qualitative interview-study of the Kerala working culture in media newsrooms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Journalistik

    Author : Sofia Hermansson; [2017]
    Keywords : movements; femininity; embodiement; Gendered spaces; strategies; female empowerment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative interview-study of the working conditions for female journalists within an Indian and Keralan context focusing on the female body and spaces. The study takes place in the Keralan society focusing on how women journalists cope with working in a traditional male dominated area and how the female body somehow is seen as an invader in the journalism field, based on pre-assumptions on sex and gender and female placement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women’s perception of participation in NREGA, empowerment as a process of change. : A comparative Minor Field Study between two villages in Andhra Pradesh, India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maxine Olausson; [2017]
    Keywords : Empowerment; India; NREGA; women; Dalit;

    Abstract : This thesis is a comparative analysis between two villages in India, examining personal accounts from participants in the world’s largest anti-poverty programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA). The analysis is based on an eight-week field-study in Andhra Pradesh, which was financed through a Minor Field Study Scholarship by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). READ MORE

  5. 5. Investment in development of water supply and sanitation facilities benefit empowerment of women A Minor Field Study in rural Odisha, India

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Julia Behm; [2016]
    Keywords : empowerment; gender; time-use; India; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : This study examines if investments in water and sanitation facilities can empower women through freeing up their time. Qualitative data from 108 surveys have been gathered from a case study in rural villages in Odisha, India. READ MORE